IntelBX80684I78700
AMDYD2400C5FBBOX
Real World Speed
Performance profile from 191,554 user samples
130,780 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 94% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 4.3 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 77% Base clock 3.2 GHz, turbo 1.25 GHz (avg)
Poor: 77% Great: 94%
SPEED RANK: 28th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 89%
Aircraft carrier
Desktop
Desktop 89%
Aircraft carrier
Workstation
Workstation 75%
Battleship
60,774 User Benchmarks
Best Bench: 77% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 3.95 GHz (avg)
Worst Bench: 51% Base clock 3.6 GHz, turbo 1.1 GHz (avg)
Poor: 51% Great: 77%
SPEED RANK: 169th / 1197
Gaming
Gaming 65%
Battle cruiser
Desktop
Desktop 68%
Battle cruiser
Workstation
Workstation 51%
Yacht
Effective Speed
Effective CPU Speed
88.8 % Much faster effective speed.
+36%
65.2 %
1-Core
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed
130 Pts Faster single-core speed.
+25%
104 Pts
2-Core
Avg. Dual Core Mixed Speed
257 Pts Much faster dual-core speed.
+32%
195 Pts
4-Core
Avg. Quad Core Mixed Speed
497 Pts Much faster quad-core speed.
+46%
341 Pts
8-Core
Avg. Octa Core Mixed Speed
803 Pts Much faster octa-core speed.
+37%
587 Pts
64-Core
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed
1003 Pts Much faster 64-core speed.
+69%
592 Pts
1-Core
OC Single Core Mixed Speed
138 Pts Faster OC single-core speed.
+20%
115 Pts
2-Core
OC Dual Core Mixed Speed
272 Pts Faster OC dual-core speed.
+19%
229 Pts
4-Core
OC Quad Core Mixed Speed
532 Pts Faster OC quad-core speed.
+24%
429 Pts
8-Core
OC Octa Core Mixed Speed
886 Pts Much faster OC octa-core speed.
+37%
648 Pts
64-Core
OC Multi Core Mixed Speed
1081 Pts Much faster OC 64-core speed.
+67%
646 Pts
Market Share
Based on 21,719,163 CPUs tested.
Market Share
Market Share (trailing 30 days)
1.16 % Hugely higher market share.
+123%
0.52 %
Value
Value For Money
83.3 % +1% 82.4 %
User Rating
UBM User Rating
102 % 104 % +2%
Price
Price (score)
$350 $119 Much cheaper.
+66%
Age
Newest
25 Months 21+ Months More recent.
+16%
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The high-end hex core, 12 thread i7-8700 is second in Intel’s line up of 8th generation Coffee Lake CPUs that witnesses an increase in the number of cores at each SKU, as well as further refinement on the 14nm architecture as seen in the 6th and 7th generations. The i7-8700 features a TDP of 65W, 12MB of L3 Cache and 16 PCIe lanes. Although the 8700 has a base clock of 3.2 GHz it has an all core boost of 4.3 GHz and a single core boost of 4.6 GHz. These are unusually high clocks for a non-K SKU, Intel have historically clocked their non-K SKUs around 10% lower than the flagship K variants but with Coffee Lake, the 8700 is almost a match for a stock 8700K. Priced at $320, the i7-8700 offers exceptional single, quad and multi-core processing power to the mainstream market but unfortunately a new 300 series chipset will also need to be factored into the purchase. AMD’s comparably priced Ryzen 7 1700X is an 8 core 16 thread processor which is around 20% faster at multi-threaded tasks, but has around 20% slower single and quad core performance so the choice between these two processors is use case dependant but generally favours Intel for most desktop users whose workloads are typically single or dual core bound.  [Oct '17 CPUPro]

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The budget Ryzen 5 2400G is a four core, eight thread APU (accelerated processing unit: combined CPU and GPU) from AMD’s Raven Ridge product line. It has a base clock of 3.6 GHz which boosts to 3.9 GHz. Its RX Vega 11 graphics scores an average bench of 20% which is at the forefront of performance from integrated graphics and is 34% faster than the RX Vega 8 graphics found in the Ryzen 3 2200G (the 2400G’s ultra budget sister APU). The 2400G currently retails at $162 and includes a Wraith Stealth cooler. This puts it in direct competition with Intel’s quad core Coffee Lake i3-8350K at $167, which does have a 26% faster effective speed. However, the 2400G’s integrated graphics are far stronger (137%) than the 8350K’s, making the 2400G a great choice for those looking for an economical multimedia PC or a super budget gaming PC. [Apr '18 CPUPro]

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We calculate effective speed which measures real world performance for typical gamers and desktop users. Effective speed is adjusted by current prices to yield a value for money rating which is geared towards gamers. Our calculated values are checked against thousands of individual user ratings. The customizable table below combines these factors to bring you the definitive list of top CPUs. [CPUPro]

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